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Raffi Hovannisian has offered Serzh Sargsyan to cede power.
At today's press conference in Liberty Square, presidential candidate, leader of Heritage Party Raffi Hovannisian said that on Feb 18 the Armenian people won the election by 80%/20%, and he offered the incumbent president to recognize his obvious defeat and return the power to people. He has not received a positive answer yet, however, the night is young, Hovannisian said.
Hovannisian said that he will hold a rally in Liberty Square on Feb 20 at 5 pm, and the incumbent president has enough time to come to senses. He added that the Armenian people and he will stand upon their rights to the bitter end. Hovannisian said that he will never be the king of the people, but he will defend the people's interests.
Some 2,000 supporters of Raffi Hovannisian gathered in Liberty Square. They were clapping up and crying out "Raffi President!'